We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

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May. 23, 2014 01:0015

Legendary Pokémon Trainer Red Becomes an Unbelievable Nendoroid!

Legendary Pokémon Trainer Red Becomes an Unbelievable Nendoroid!

Legendary Pokémon trainer Red, main character of Pokémon Red/Green and Pokemon FireRed/LeafGreen is joining the deformed figure series Nendoroid.

May. 22, 2014 22:0070

A Popular Product Has Returned! One Piece 3D Mousepads (15th Anniversary Ver.) to Release in June

A Popular Product Has Returned! *One Piece* 3D Mousepads (15th Anniversary Ver.) to Release in June

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the TV anime One Piece, character goods company Morimoto Sangyo is releasing new 3D mousepads.

May. 22, 2014 13:0040

Ota-Q - “What Are Your Top Three Favorite Anime?” The Results Are in! Did Your Favorite Make the List?

Ota-Q - “What Are Your Top Three Favorite Anime?” The Results Are in! Did Your Favorite Make the List?

The results are in for the Ota-Q question “What are your top three favorite anime?” posted to the Tokyo Otaku Mode Facebook page from Dec. 23-31, 2013.

May. 22, 2014 07:005

Viz Media in Charge of North American Development of Sailor Moon Anime, Former Series Also Developing Concurrently

The new anime series Sailor Moon Crystal will begin broadcasting simultaneously around the world in July.

May. 22, 2014 01:003

Fully Enjoy Mobile Suit Gundam UC Through Music, 55 Songs Released on High-Resolution Audio Soundtracks

Fully Enjoy *Mobile Suit Gundam UC* Through Music, 55 Songs Released on High-Resolution Audio Soundtracks

Mobile Suit Gundam UC Episode 7 “Over the Rainbow” finally started broadcasting on May 17. A highlight is the high-quality visuals unique to the Gundam series. However, the highlights don’t end there. The music is another big one.

May. 21, 2014 13:002

Anime Yowamushi Pedal Season 2 Announced to Begin in October

Anime *Yowamushi Pedal* Season 2 Announced to Begin in October

The story of the TV anime Yowamushi Pedal, which has been broadcasting on TV Tokyo and other networks since October 2013, will continue.

May. 21, 2014 07:004

Will it Be the Turning Point for Overseas Expansion? Pokémon Center to Open for Limited Time in Paris

Will it Be the Turning Point for Overseas Expansion? Pokémon Center to Open for Limited Time in Paris

It is now known that a Pokémon Center will open for a limited time in the capital of France, Paris, from June 4-21.

May. 21, 2014 02:0114

Future Tweet Campaign Now On! Share Works on Twitter for a Chance at a Prize!

Future Tweet Campaign Now On! Share Works on Twitter for a Chance at a Prize!

We on the TOM Team are full of both surprise and gratitude for the wonderful and pleasant submissions all of you continue to upload. But the contest is far from over. We look forward to seeing works that shows your passion for Steins;Gate!

May. 21, 2014 01:003

Free Nintendo 3DS Game The Band of Thieves and 1000 Pokémon to Tie in with Latest Movie

Free Nintendo 3DS Game *The Band of Thieves and 1000 Pokémon* to Tie in with Latest Movie

Pokémon the Movie: Diance and the Cocoon of Destruction will release in Japan on July 19. Ahead of this, a free Nintendo 3DS game themed after the movie titled The Band of Thieves and 1000 Pokémon will release on June 5.

May. 21, 2014 01:0054

A Maker's Obsession Breaks New Ground, Catwoman Doll Released After Two Years

A Maker's Obsession Breaks New Ground, Catwoman Doll Released After Two Years

When you hear the word "doll," what comes to mind? Is it a traditional French doll? Is it Barbie? As you may know, dolls have been a beloved plaything worldwide for many generations. But in Japan, the doll is evolving in a unique way.

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